New York

Ritchie Torres Will Be the First Openly Gay Boricua in Congress

"My story is the story of The Bronx. It's a story of struggle. But it's also a story of overcoming. And that's the story of America," Torres told The Americano.

Rep. Nydia Velázquez: Trump Is ‘Inflicting Harm’ on Americans by Attacking USPS

Democrats and Republicans will head back to Congress this week to vote on funding for the U.S. Postal Service and hear testimony by the Post Master General.

PHOTOS: Protests Erupt In NYC After George Floyd Murder

Minutes after the arrest and prosecution with 3rd-degree murder of the officer involved in Floyd's death, New Yorkers joined protesters around the country to demand justice. This is what we saw.

Is Memorial Day the First Social Distancing Long Weekend in U.S. History?

Social distancing is practiced by some and ignored by others in a warm Memorial Day Weekend in New York City. Here's how the epicenter — still — of Coronavirus looks like.

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These 2 Hispanic Churches Have Lost 100 Worshippers to COVID-19

Many in their communities have vulnerabilities — jobs classified as essential during the pandemic. And many are undocumented immigrants who lack access to healthcare.

Photo Essay: New York Is Still Quiet as Coronavirus Cases Start to Peak

As we wander a calm and quiet New York City, we realize that certain things that seemed unprecedented only a week ago now seem utterly normal.

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New York Funeral Homes Struggle to Keep Up With Surge in Deaths From Coronavirus

As New York approaches the 100,000 mark, the death toll surges to almost 3,000. Funeral homes simply don't have space for every body.